Tag Archives: Imagineering

#632 – Swamp Thing

                                       Grumpy old Swamp Thing wakes up from his nap to find kids playing on his swamp.     These hot coals are ok to walk across, but step on that bubbling pot and your health will reduce something fierce.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: THQ DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: December 1992   … Continue reading #632 – Swamp Thing

#611 – Stealth ATF

                                                                                                                                                                                   All the Fight!                                                                                     Is that supposed to be the Middle East or a Nacho Cheese Dorito?   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Activision DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Flight Sim RELEASE DATE: October 1989   Throw on some Whitesnake and put on your Tom Cruise-approved sunglasses: Stealth ATF puts you in control of … Continue reading #611 – Stealth ATF

#605 – Star Trek: The Next Generation

                                          The Old Missions disappeared into the Neutral Zone and were never spoken of again.                                                                                                      “Don’t you recognize me? It’s your boy, Wesley!”   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Absolute Entertainment DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Strategy/Action RELEASE DATE: September 1993   Let’s get this out of the way: Picard. By a wide margin. And … Continue reading #605 – Star Trek: The Next Generation

#591 – Space Shuttle Project

                                                                                                                  This is what a space shuttle looks like, kids.                                           The entire game is a montage of various shuttle launches rendered in 8-bit – pretty ballsy, eh?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Absolute Entertainment DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Flight Simulator RELEASE DATE: November 1991   Get your yaw, pitch and roll on with … Continue reading #591 – Space Shuttle Project

#573 – The Simpsons: Bartman Meets Radioactive Man

                                                                                             Everybody, if you can, refrain from doing the Bartman.                                         This is how I felt these last couple days playing these Simpsons games: cold, isolated, alone.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: December 1992   The final platformer in the “Is Nothing Sacred?” Simpsons NES trilogy, … Continue reading #573 – The Simpsons: Bartman Meets Radioactive Man

#572 – The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The World

                                                                                                        Marge ice skating with the penguins is brilliant.                                                                                                                                                           Poor misshapen Bart.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: December 1991   Less than a year after the atrocity that was Bart Vs. The Space Mutants comes Bart Vs. The World, a slightly better, if still underwhelming … Continue reading #572 – The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The World

#571 – The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The Space Mutants

                                                                                                                            Sorry Bart, I believe I will have a cow.                                      Bart ponders the significance of space mutants jumping in front of a “Space Mutants 4” poster.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Action/Puzzle RELEASE DATE: February 1991   For the first few years of the Simpsons’ television existence, the … Continue reading #571 – The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The Space Mutants

#521 – The Ren & Stimpy Show: Buckaroo$!

                                                                                                                      Ren’s just greedy and Stimpy’s an idiot.                                                                                                             I wish money sacks really would rain down.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: THQ DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: November 1993   I’m still in awe that Nickelodeon ever allowed “Ren and Stimpy” to air on their network. It was random, disgusting, and … Continue reading #521 – The Ren & Stimpy Show: Buckaroo$!

#507 – Race America

        “Freedom isn’t free, folks.” A public-service announcement brought to you by Corvette and Absolute.                                                                                                                                                                                     Uh… wow.                                                                                                              Nothing but blue skies and green rectangles.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Absolute Entertainment DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Racing RELEASE DATE: May 1992   If a glass of moonshine and a Fried … Continue reading #507 – Race America

#286 – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

                    I wonder if Joe Pesci was annoyed that he couldn’t say the F word every five seconds in these movies.     To escape the briefcase of doom, Kevin must stand for three minutes on a plant.  Further instructions to follow.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: THQ DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: October … Continue reading #286 – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

#281 – Heavy Shreddin’

                                    With such gratuitous amounts of hot pink on the cover, you know this game is wicked!!!                                                                                 Just a cougar looking for a good time on the slopes!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Parker Brothers DEVELOPER: Imagineering Inc. GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: June 1990   When a game is titled Heavy Shreddin‘, … Continue reading #281 – Heavy Shreddin’

#256 – Ghoul School

  Can you believe admission to this place is $20,000 a year? I better learn so much, my brain literally explodes with knowledge.                                                                                   Well, somebody’s been up all night studying.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Electro Brain DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: March 1992   You are random Joe Gamer, Esq. at … Continue reading #256 – Ghoul School